Hebcal by voice on the Amazon Echo/Alexa

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We are pleased to announce that we have released an Alexa Skill for Hebcal for users with an Amazon Echo device. Skills are new voice-driven capabilities that enhance the functionality of your Alexa device. Turning on the Hebcal skill lets you ask questions such as: Alexa, ask Hebcal when Shabbat starts. Alexa, ask Hebcal for candle… Read more »

iPhone and iPad – remove Hebcal Jewish calendar (without iCloud)

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To remove a Hebcal calendar from your iPhone or iPad that was subscribed directly from the iOS device, follow these steps: Go to the Settings app, then touch Mail, Contacts, Calendars. Tap Subscribed Calendars: Tap the Hebcal calendar that you wish to remove from the list of subscribed calendars: Scroll to the bottom of the page,… Read more »

Chanukah candle lighting times

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Due to popular demand, we’ve added support for Chanukah candle-lighting times. If you specify a city for Shabbat and Yom Tov candle lighting times, you’ll see Chanukah candle lighting show up as a timed event. If you don’t enable candle-lighting times (and instead choose the generic Diaspora or Israel locations) you’ll see Chanukah events show… Read more »